The Art House presents
Swing on This - Starring Ben Mingay, Matt Lee, Luke Kennedy and Michael Falzon
29 Mar 2019 Showing at The Art House Theatre
Four of stage & screen's biggest stars take a trip back in time to a big-band swing club, performing all the hits from Sinatra to Buble.
Ben Mingay (Home & Away, Wonderland, Dirty Dancing)
Matt Lee (We Will Rock You, Rent, Grease, Mary Poppins)
Luke Kennedy (The Voice, The Ten Tenors, Jesus Christ Superstar)
Michael Falzon (We Will Rock You, The War of the Worlds, The Wharf Review)
In a high energy show featuring an array of leading men, all great mates, who get together to deliver swing hits, old and new. They deliver a modern and audacious take on all-time swing classics from Sinatra to Bublé, featuring well-swung interpretations of hits from Oasis, John Farnham and The Proclaimers.
Featuring a 9-piece swing band and all-star cast, book now for a scorching hot show that’s set to get your toes tapping
Ben Mingay is an actor, musician and international musical theatre performer. Most recently, Ben graced our screens as ‘Trystan Powell’ in Home and Away after playing ‘Rob Duffy’ in three seasons of the Network 10 series, Wonderland, and appeared as ‘Buzz’ for Network 7’s final series of Packed to the Rafters. On the stage, Ben starred as ‘Zack Mayo’ in the world premiere production of An Officer and A Gentleman and received rave reviews for his portrayal of ‘Tommy DeVito’ in the award-winning musical Jersey Boys at Sydney's Theatre Royal - his first Australian performance since he originated the role of ‘Billy Kostecki’ in another world premiere, that of Dirty Dancing in 2004.
Australian recording artist Luke Kennedy shot to international attention in 2013 as Ricky Martin’s grand finalist on season two of television phenomenon, The Voice Australia. As series runnerup, Luke was the first artist to secure a #1 single on the iTunes charts for his stirring rendition of "Time To Say Goodbye". Following his success on The Voice Australia, Luke performed with Ricky Martin as a special guest on his 2013 Australian tour releasing his debut album, A Time For Us, which debuted at #6 on the ARIA charts. Prior to his star turn on The Voice, Luke enjoyed extensive international touring experience with Australian classical crossover sensation The TEN Tenors and has appeared in the title role in Jesus Christ Superstar in no less then six productions around the country.
Cast by Queen and Ben Elton, Michael’s break-through role came as 'Galileo' in the original Australian production of We Will Rock You. He was invited to reprise the role in Japan and the UK, breaking box office records and playing the show's first-ever arena. Other arena shows include three NSW Premier’s Concerts at Sydney Entertainment Centre and Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds (Australia/NZ), later joining the UK/European 2010 & 2012 tours (released through Universal Pictures). Michael has appeared in STC's The Wharf Revue (STC), Side by Side by Sondheim, as 'Hedwig' in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (QPAC, Metro Theatre), 'Homer' in Floyd Collins (City Recital Hall), 'Stacee Jaxx' in Rock of Ages, 'The Arbiter' in Gale Edwards' new production of Chess, and he originated the role of 'Leo Szilard' in Atomic.
Matt Lee is an Australian dancer and actor. He has starred in We Will Rock You, Rent, Grease, and Mary Poppins for which he won a Helpmann Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He was a motion capture principle for the Oscar winning film Happy Feet where he brought to life the loveable tap dancing penguin Mumble. He has choreographed for, and worked along side Paula Abdul, Ricky Martin, Human Nature, Hilary Duff and Christine Anu. He was also a judge for Australia's So You Think You Can Dance.